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GW Ethics in Publishing Conference Recordings Available Now

Thank you for your interest in and support of our 12th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, held in hybrid format Friday, October 14th. If you missed any presentations or would like to share them with your colleagues, presentation videos and slides are available on the conference website.

Please consider submitting an article to the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing (see the Call for Papers).  We are thrilled to welcome Lois Jones, Peer Review Director at the American Psychological Association, as the journal’s new Editor-in-Chief, a student-managed publication of the MPS in Publishing program. We would love to have your involvement as an author and/or peer reviewer. Please consider submitting a proposal for next year’s Ethics in Publishing Conference (submissions will be available in the Spring/early Summer; meanwhile, feel free to drop me a note ).

In addition to the MPS in Publishing program, which prepares publishing professionals for leadership positions across all sectors and roles in publishing, GW now also offers two graduate certificates: the Graduate Certificate in Publishing and the Graduate Certificate in Publishing Management.

The popular Publishing CareerBuilder series continues on Nov 9, at 6 pm ET, with Your Side Hustle as a Career Advantage

Is your “side hustle” a career advantage, an extra source of income, a passion project, or a future full-time business or career? Perhaps all of the above?
Michael SeidlingerAndrea DeWerd, and current GW Publishing students Casey and Amber Aimer will share their personal experiences in developing and maintaining a side hustle into a successful venture or a

RSVP (free, and open to all, as always)!

You can also join our GW Publishing Book Club, which is open to all in the publishing community. Our next book club discussion for Fall 2022 is Shelf Life: Chronicles of a Cairo Bookseller, by Nadia Wassef. (Breaking: Author Nadia Wassef has agreed to join us for the discussion–tentatively December 9!)


12th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference

Opening Remarks

  • Puja Telikicherla, Licensing and Subsidiary Rights Manager, American Psychiatric Association
  • John W. Warren, Director and Associate Professor, Publishing, George Washington University

Plenary: Equity in Action: From Corporate Initiatives to Team Practices

  • Kimberly Ayers Shariff, Executive Vice President, Strategy for Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Penguin Random House
  • Moderator: Tina Donnelly, MPS, Managing Editorial Assistant, Penguin Random House

Representation and Editorial Boards

Building an Open Editorial Board

  • Anand Balasubramani, Journal Development Editor, American Society for Microbiology
  • Adrianna Borgia, Managing Editor, American Society for Microbiology

Not Checking a Box

Establishing DEI as a Foundation of the American Urological Association’s Flagship Journal

  • Jennifer Regala, Director of Publications/Executive Editor, American Urological Association

A “Third Way” to Sustainable Open Access Publishing

  • John Sherer, Director, University of North Carolina Press Sharla Lair, Senior Strategist, Open Access and Scholarly Communication Initiatives, LYRASIS
  • John Lenahan, Associate Vice President, Published Content, ITHAKA
  • Lisa Croucher, Executive Director of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN)

Action in Accessibility

Publishing Accessibility Support Systems

  • Isabella Greene, Pubvendo

An Intersectional look at Disability in the U.S. Publishing Industry Workplace

  • Rachel Done Cubillas, Portland State University

Accessibility and the Idea of Belonging

  • John G. Samuel, Ablr

Gatekeeping and DEIA

Taking Action to Interrupt Racism in the Scholarly Publishing Industry (C4DISC)

  • Alejandra Mejía, Assistant Acquisitions Editor, Duke University Press
  • Martha A. Anderson, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Head of Digital Services, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Libraries

Ethical Mentorship: Bringing Early-Career to the Table (Paths in Publishing)

  • Rachael Levay, Editor-in-Chief, University Press of Colorado Allegra Martschenko, Acquisitions Editor, University Press of Colorado
  • Brian Halley, Executive Editor, University of Massachusetts Press

Peer Review and Preservation

Journal Preservation: What Should be Included?

  • Johanna Meetz, Publishing and Repository Services Librarian, Ohio State University

Reducing Bias in Peer Review Through Automated Authorship Checks

  • Mary Uhlmansiek, MA, Director of Business Operations, Ripeta, part of Digital Science

Gatekeeping and Trade Publishing

Systemic Barriers That Exclude BIPOC Authors From Literary Awards and the Proposed Solutions to Evoke Change

  • Devyn Yan Radke, MA, Communications Manager, WildBlue Press

Gatekeeping in Publishing

  • Tina Donnelly, MPS, Managing Editorial Assistant, Penguin Random House

Find all presentations at: https://gwpress.manifoldapp.org/projects/12th-gw-ethics-in-publishing-conference

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